Instructional Faculty and Clinical Education Coordinator - Physical Therapy

Posted: 02/25/2024

Instructional Faculty and Clinical Education Coordinator - Physical Therapy Top Message Join our SCF Physical Therapy Department! SCF offers many benefits to our employees: tuition scholarship for employees and eligible dependents, paid Life Insurance, matching Florida Retirement System (FRS) contribution, complimentary access to Wellness activities, paid sick time, access for eligible dependents to our on-campus Collegiate School, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, and many more! Visit our for benefit details. Job Summary: The Clinical Education Coordinator is an instructional faculty member responsible for maintaining the highest academic standards in his/her particular discipline. The individual is expected to exercise professionalism and civility in all activities related to the role of academician, including those concerned with the various duties assigned, and any involvement with colleagues, peers, community and students. In addition, this position has responsibilities related to compliance of all standards for clinical practice within the assigned program to meet accreditation standards and practice requirements. Job Description Applicants may be asked to demonstrate any or all of the following duties: A. Instructional Faculty Responsibilities: 1. Teaches all courses in areas of expertise as assigned. 2. Pursues innovative approaches to instructional delivery, including creative and effective uses of technology and online instruction. 3. Actively participates in the College's sustainability practices and initiatives. 4. Embraces a multicultural environment and supports the College's equity and equal opportunity initiatives. 5. Exhibits the willingness and ability to adapt to an environment of continuous growth and fast-paced change. 6. Maintains a professional appearance at all times. 7. Maintains attendance and punctuality. 8. Prepares, reviews, orders teaching materials, and updates course outlines and syllabi within College guidelines to meet class schedule requirements. 9. Meets all scheduled classes and uses scheduled classroom time appropriately. 10. Demonstrates a professional attitude, philosophy, compassion, and commitment that promotes student growth and learning. 11. Demonstrates commitment to the institutional mission, goals, and objectives. 12. Adheres to College Rules and Procedures, which reflect updated Federal, state, and local legislation/regulations and College policy that govern the educational process. 13. Maintains accurate student records for grading and attendance purposes, submitting grade reports within college deadlines. 14. Schedules and maintains office hours as assigned. 15. Attends departmental and other meetings as designated by the Department Chair or administrative official. 16. Assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of divisional and departmental program goals. 17. Assists with preparation of public relation materials pertaining to the department. 18. Serves on college committees to which elected or appointed. 19. During periods of planned absences, coordinates with the Department Chair/Program Director for qualified substitute instructors and provides instructional materials, protocols, and directions to ensure consistent and sequential classroom instruction. 20. Performs various tasks as required by the Department Chair/Program Director for the fulfillment of departmental responsibilities. 21. Promotes and maintains a healthy and safe educational and work environment, free from harassment and discrimination. 22. Participates in professional development activities. (Demonstrate professional growth and development by updating knowledge of subject matter and using effective and innovative teaching techniques.) 23. Develops, maintains and promotes a positive, respectful and civil atmosphere among colleagues and members of the college-wide community to advance the mission of the college. 24. Performs all other duties as assigned by the proper authority. B. Clinical Education Coordinator Responsibilities: 1. Maintains and/or develops adequate clinical sites for clinical education component of curriculum and assure clinical affiliation agreements are current. 2. Provides appropriate feedback and developmental activities to clinical sites. 3. Able to initiate, administer, assess, and document clinical education programs. 4. Determines grading criteria for clinical education experiences . 5. Determines, with appropriate input from CI's, the student's final grade in each clinical education experience. 6. Assigns students to appropriate clinical education experiences and monitor students' progress. 7. Able to travel to clinical sites, as needed. 8. Teaches assigned physical therapist assistant classes according to approved course syllabi. C. Physical Therapy Assistant Faculty Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Develops appropriate curricular content for courses taught. 2. Designs and implements appropriate instructional activities for didactic and laboratory courses taught. 3. Assists with activities to maintain program accreditation. 4. Submits required reports and schedules in a timely manner to the PTA Program Director . 5. Serves as the main advisor to the PTA Club. 6. Participates in program administrative activities, such as advisory committee meetings, budget preparation, faculty meeting, etc. 7. Works independently and coordinates work with colleagues and peers. 8. Performs other duties as requested. Minimum Qualifications • Education/Experience: Degree and credit hour requirements must be met in accordance with the criteria for accreditation of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and specific program accreditation requirements. Must have experience in clinical education with students in the clinical environment. Minimum Requirements: • Graduate of an accredited PT or PTA program • Associate’s degree or Higher • Minimum of three years of full time (or equivalent), post-licensure clinical experience in physical therapy or physical therapy assisting. • Minimum of two years of clinical practice as a CEC and/or CI or two years of experience in teaching, curriculum development and administration in a PT or PTA program • Supervisory Experience: Prior experience supervising students or mentoring co-workers • Certificates and Licenses: Required clear and active Florida PT/PTA license or eligible for licensure in Florida. Preferred status as an APTA Credentialed Clinical Instructor and APTA Member. Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree or higher • Experience teaching in an accredited PT or PTA program that include clinical coordinator experience or equivalent coursework • Knowledge of education, management, and adult learning theories and principles Special Instructions to Applicants Public Records: All college searches are subject to compliance with Florida’s Public Records Law and all documents submitted become the property of the college. Veteran Preference: This position is not eligible for veteran preference. Please contact Human Resources at (941) 752-5375 if you have any questions. Pre-Employment Screenings Requires successful completion of criminal background screenings and employment reference checks. Department Name: Physical Therapy Campus: Bradenton Work Schedule: 12 month Work Hours From: Work Hours To: Total Hours Per Week: Full time (35 hrs weekly) Requested Start Date: 5/3/2024 Job Type: Faculty Benefits Eligible: Yes Hiring Range: Initial Rank and Salary will be determined at the time of offer FLSA: Exempt Job Open Date: 02/26/2024 Job Close Date: Open Until Filled: No To apply and see full details, visit jeid-76b1d0388dd771418f48027a8ef3a837

Position Type: Full-time

Employer Type: Government Entity

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota
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